Information for event organisers

How can your group or organisation get involved in Bealtaine 2016?

You can get involved in Bealtaine by arranging an arts event, workshop, session, class, performance or concert, to take place in May 2016, celebrating creativity as we age. If this is your first time to organise an event for Bealtaine, please contact us or go to our website for suggestions and advice. We encourage you to link in with local artists, performers, arts facilitators, arts centres and local authority arts officers or contact us to help you to make connections with artists, groups, organisations or partners.

Fill out the online Bealtaine Event Registration Form available here so that the details of your event feature on the Bealtaine website. Alternatively, you can download a form here and send it to us by post. Completed event registration forms should be returned to us by Friday, 25 March 2016

Use our logo on your posters and publications so that people know you are part of Ireland's biggest collaborative arts festival. Our logo is available for download here or email us at bealtaine@ageandopportunity.ie to get a copy 

 

What kind of events can you organise for Bealtaine?

The Bealtaine festival provides the opportunity for organisations to work together to inspire creativity across communities. Here are just some examples of the kind of ways that you can get involved:

Put together an arts project

Find out what people want in your area

Arrange a talk or performance in a local or county venue

Book a visit or a cultural tour for a group

Contact a school or youth group for an intergenerational project

Host a ‘behind the scenes’ tour

Organise transport for a group

Commission an artist who works with older groups

Give a performance to a group in a care setting

Collaborate with artists 

Arrange a pop-up performance 

 

If you have questions, contact the Bealtaine Team by email on
bealtaine@ageandopportunity.ie or call us on 01 853 5180

 

Why not work together with other groups?

Such as:
Ÿ Arts centres & theatres
Ÿ Cultural institutions
Ÿ Arts offices
Ÿ Libraries
Ÿ Community development programmes
Ÿ Active Retirement Associations
Ÿ Social groups & sports clubs
Ÿ Choirs
Ÿ ICA groups
Ÿ Care centres
Ÿ Local schools
Ÿ Residents’ committees
Ÿ Drama societies & arts groups

The Bealtaine festival provides the opportunity for organisations to work together to inspire creativity across communities.